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Parks & Recreation

Healthy Parks, Healthy Portland

Phone: 503-823-PLAY (7529)

Fax: 503-823-6007

1120 SW Fifth Ave., Suite 1302, Portland, OR 97204

Environmental Education

  1. Ladybug Nature Walks

    Rain or shine - every Friday at 10am!

  2. Lil' Nature Kids

    Fall session begins the week of September 15!

  3. Nature Recess!

    New sessions begin October 2!

  4. GRUNT

    Greenspaces and Restoration Urban Naturalist Team!

  5. Teen Environmental Adventures (TEA)

    Opportunities for teens (ages 11-17) to get outside, explore & learn new skills.

Portland Parks & Recreation offers diverse environmental experiences in our parks, gardens, and natural areas. Classes, guided walks, camps, volunteer opportunities, and special events focus on the forest, grassland, and water ecosystems available in neighborhoods throughout the city. From young children to older adults, people of all ages can find active involvement with nature close to home.

Contact Information:

Environmental Education Office (503)823-3601

Kelly Rosteck, Coordinator for Environmental Education, Teen Programs
Cell: (503)823-6378

Chrissy Larson, Coordinator for Environmental Education
Cell: (503)823-1149

FY 2012-2013 Annual Reports
Environmental Education


Teen Environmental Education


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Early Childhood Programs Ages 3 - 6
Birthday Parties Preschool - Adult
School Field Trips Preschool - Adult
Teen Programs Ages 11 - 22
Volunteer Opportunities Adults